‘Tis the season for boho fits, boots, bass, and beer gardens! Summer is just around the corner and with businesses and events back in full swing, it’s sure to be an eventful couple of months. Not sure how to spend the incoming sun-days? Here are 10 Calgary Music Festivals you can check out in 2022.


With a millennial-friendly lineup that consists of bands that really found their footing in the early to mid-2000s, Calgarians are encouraged to check out The Offspring, Young the Giant, The Strumbellas, and Said The Whale at Shaw Millennium Park this July.

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Where: Shaw Millennium Park, 1220 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
Cost: $120+
Instagram: @roundupmusicfest


This July among all of the Stampede craziness, music lovers are encouraged to kick off their boots in exchange for some dancing sneaks. The Calgary Badlands Music Festival is back for 2022 with featured artists The Chainsmokers Troyboi and Don Toliver and tickets are on sale now! Check it out.

When: Thursday, July 7th – 17th
Where: 840 9 Avenue SW, Calgary
Cost: Tickets vary
Instagram: @badlandsmusicfest


Calgary’s city-wide honky-tonk is only a hop skip and a jump away and this year will be bigger than ever. While there’s no word yet on who will take the stage, we’re sure to see some incredible acts, a wild time and a ton of fun had in the sun.

When: Friday, July 8th – 17h
Where: 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary
Cost: $23
Instagram: @calgarystampede


With thousands of fans, Calgary’s Folk Festival is also expected to return with great music, good food, and sunshine. Though a lineup has yet to be released, it’ll only be a matter of time until we’re swaying in the grass once again.

When: Thursday, July 21 – 24
Where: 698 Eau Claire Ave SW, Calgary
Cost: $40+
Instagram: @Calgaryfolkfest


Featuring iconic Canadian rock band, Our Lady Peace, Serena Ryder, The Black Crowes, and up-and-coming singer/songwriter, Kyle Mckearney, Calgarians are in for an evening of genre-defying music and unforgettable performances at the 2022 Oxford Stomp. This year, like those before it, this event will be donating a portion of the proceeds to the Military Family Resource Centre so get your tickets and enjoy!

When: Friday, July 15, 2022
Where: Shaw Millennium Park, 1220 9th Avenue SW, Calgary

Cost: $120+
Instagram: @oxford.stomp


Back with a kick-ass lineup of artists from a number of genres and backgrounds, Calgary’s Sled Island will take Calgary’s 4th street this June. Get ready – this year is expected to be quite a delight! Hit the link above for their 2022 lineup!

When: Wednesday, June 22nd – June 25th
Where: Venues around Calgary
Cost: $20+
Instagram: @sledisland

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After last year’s devastating cancellation, Chasing Summer is back for 2022! Featuring headliners including Excision, Loud Luxury, Shaquille O’Neal (aka DJ Diesel), Armin Van Buuren, Fisher, and Malaa – fans can expect bright lights, big bass, and a ton of color.

When: Saturday, July 30th – 31st
Where:1001 Barlow Trail SE, Calgary
Cost: $218+
Instagram: @Chasingsummer 


One of Calgary’s most beloved Stampede-adjacent events, The Cowboys Music Festival will also go ahead this year. While their FULL lineup has yet to be announced, fans are able to purchase tickets to see two of their early headliners – The Zac Brown Band and Brett Kissel.

When: Tuesday, July 12th
Where: 421 12 Ave SE, Calgary
Cost: $38+
Instagram: @cowboysmusicfestival


We hope you didn’t hang up your hats for good after last year’s cancellation! This August, Country Thunder and all of its crazy shenanigans, artists, and food trucks will be back with Florida Georgia Line, Lee Brice, and Morgan Wallen.

When: Friday, August 19th – 20th
Where: 223 Castleridge Blvd NE, Calgary – Prairie Winds Park
Cost: $300+
Instagram: @countrythunder


With two immersive stages located on Calgary’s Bow River Waterfront, Zen Fest is described as an “end-of-summer gathering” with a dancefloor, a licensed cantina serving beer, wine, and spirits, art installations, and some of your favorite food trucks. Hit the link above for their first-ever lineup!

When: Saturday, September 17th
Where: Waterfront Park  -5225 101 St NW, Calgary
Cost: $55+
Instagram: @zengardenfestival

There you have it, friends – 10 music festivals you can check out in Calgary this summer. Get ready and stay ready! It’s going to be a fantastic sunny season.